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North Korean delegation arrives in South Korea for Olympics prep

Added: 20.01.2018 21:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

North Korean logistics officials arrived in South Korea on Sunday after a previous cancellation briefly cast doubts on the North's participation in next month's Winter Olympics.

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North Korea offers to resume pre-Olympic visit to South

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday proposed sending a delegation led by the leader of a hugely popular girl band to South Korea to check preparations for a trip by a North Korean art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics.

From: www.yahoo.com

South Korea President Moon's approval rating drops on Olympics furor

Added: 20.01.2018 17:18 | 0 views | 0 comments


South Korean President Moon Jae-in's approval rating has fallen to a four-month low, a poll showed on Friday, after a public backlash over a decision for South and North Korea to field a joint ice hockey team at next month's Winter Olympics. Moon's approval rating dropped to 67 percent, Gallup Korea said in a press release, down from last week's 73 percent and the second-lowest ever after the rating stood at 65 percent in late September last year.

From: www.yahoo.com

North Korea offers to resume pre-Olympic visit to South

Added: 20.01.2018 16:19 | 0 views | 0 comments


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday proposed sending a delegation led by the leader of a hugely popular girl band to South Korea to check preparations for a trip by a North Korean art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics.

From: www.yahoo.com

Lester Holt reports from inside North Korea

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NBC News' Lester Holt is in North Korea filing exclusive reports for NBC News and MSNBC through Monday. On Tuesday, January 23, he will anchor "NBC Nightly News" live from Seoul, South Korea.

From: www.nbcnews.com

North Korea to send 22 athletes to Winter Olympics in rival South Korea

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A Korean unity deal for the Pyeongchang Olympics will see 22 North Korean athletes cross the border with South Korea to compete and march together under a unification flag at the opening ceremony.
In the most symbolic agreement approved Saturday, 12 North Korean women's hockey players will join...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Trump plays his cards close to his chest in 'poker game' over North Korea's nuclear programme

Added: 20.01.2018 9:50 | 0 views | 0 comments


North Korea is one of the issues that has defined the first year of Donald Trump’s presidency, combining a number of elements the global community has come to expect from the White House incumbent: vague statements, bravado and a flurry of Twitter messages. In an interview this week Mr Trump said that the US was playing “a very, very hard game of poker and you don’t want to reveal your hand” but what is certain is that the stakes over the North’s nuclear weapons programme certainly increased throughout last year thanks to a mixture of the increase in missile tests by Pyongyang and a similar lift in the intensity of the rhetoric coming out of Washington. This year started with talks between North and South Korea, where the pair have agreed to march under a unified Korean flag as the North send a team to February’s Winter Olympics held by its neighbour in Pyeongchan.

Winter Olympics: IOC approves unified Korean team in opening ceremony, women's hockey

Added: 20.01.2018 8:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

North Korea will participate in the Olympics next month, marching in the opening ceremony as a united delegation with South Korea and fielding athletes in five sports.

From: rssfeeds.usatoday.com

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